Monthly Archives: January 2016

6th Installment of African Book Club does African Sci-Fi


ARTS/LITERARY: African Book Club: A Killing in the Sun (Uganda)

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016, 7:00 PM

Octopus Literary Salon
2101 Webster St #170 Oakland, CA

10 AfroFriends Attending

For the 6th installment of African Book Club, we’ll be discussing A KILLING IN THE SUN, by Dilman Dila (Uganda). African science fiction is the new big thing (Check out Nnedi Okorafor on 1/17 at an epic panel on Afro-Futurism: and this collection of 10 stories from award-winning filmmaker and write…

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I guest-edited a special issue of AWAY


What a great way to start the new year – with the launch of the first of four travel magazines I’m guest-editing this year. This partnership with VONA/Voices Summer Workshops of Writers of Color is taking an important step in changing the landscape of travel writing.

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Please read the 7 essays at and disseminate widely. Happy New Year!